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Archives: March 22, 2014

Tweety raised a good point in his rant at the end

TRNN:Former Church Committee Asks: "Are President & Vice President Above the Law or Not Briefed?

Wendy Davis’ Opponent Gets Caught In Equal Pay Lie: His Office Pays Women Less Than Men

New and Improved Bible........

Yu-Gi-Oh goes Gangnam Style?

Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil’s chairman and CEO, said the company’s Russian projects were moving ahead

Instead of a "like" button DU should offer a "EXCELLENT" button...

Stepien's lawyer was in court today

I'm now into "Season 3" of CHUCK...and LOVING IT...Perfect Weekend and Forward Watch

Why They're Telling Us We've Already Lost in November

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Errol Morris, Shane Smith, Sheila Bair,

Veterans charity charged with deceiving the public

Veterans charity charged with deceiving the public

Road rage

Greg Mitchell: One Year Ago: My Piece on Media and Iraq Killed by 'Wash Post'

How many have signed up for the Republican Healthcare Plan??

This song is very... haunting.

Check out the singing nun on the Voice! (Italy)

This is CNN

Coach K hospitalized after attack by college kids.

Which James Bond Villain Are You?

U.S. Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet Cost $2.5 Million So Far

Just 3 brackets still in running for Warren Buffett’s billion

Town Paid Ted Nugent $16,000 To NOT Appear At A Local Event

Town Paid Ted Nugent $16,000 To NOT Appear At A Local Event

Feeling like a Star, You can't stop my shine!

What's the difference between a toddler and a terrorist?

"Rand Paul’s shape-shifting"

Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon Form 2-Man Doo-Wop Group Using iPad App

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Lieday! & a new Kitteh gif

Has Paul Ryan Been Plagiarizing Stories Again?

U.S. IRS audited fewer wealthy Americans in 2013

Dumb Criminals: Man Charged With Public Indecency After Driving Through 3 Wendys Drive Thrus Naked

I'd like to be the anti-purity ring, thank you very much

Fred Phelps Arrives At The Gates of Heaven(from "The New Statesman"(UK) website)

today in women's herstory-21 march

Amplify Austin raises $5.7 million in 24 hours for charitable causes

What Kinds of Democrats Can Win in Conservative Seats?

I don't know what Rachel's point is with the doom and gloom

ERA sent by congress to the states for ratification on this day, 1972.

Vladimir Putin: Man of Peace, Democracy

Mushrooms (*image heavy content*)

Wild Horses

Michelle in China - DIAL UP WARNING

MOYERS & CO: Koch Brothers would be shamed & hurt publicly if people knew what that money was doing

25 years later, oil spilled from EXXON VALDEZ still clings to lives, Alaska habitat

Congressman Lewis Happy Dancing: "Nothing Can Bring Me Down"

**** Awesome FREE Obamacare Sticker ****

This Gives Me Hope: Conservative book sales have suddenly plummeted.

His Wife Worked For RW Think Tank & Newt Gingrich

Obama caught the kid...

Did they find that Malaysian airliner?

Don't eat the rainbows

Antigay Activist Doesn't Like Pride Parade Rules, Won't March

Words With Friends...

Why Putin took Crimia for ExxonMobil Gas/Oil Deals

Intelligence From Field Has White House Very Concerned About Russia Invading More Of Ukraine - Possi

cnn has been pulling the wool over the viewers eyes. (what's new?) They

Senate bombshell: Cory Gardner says "I can't support personhood now"

Not the onion: Bernie Madoff slams redistribution of wealth (from prison)

Friday Talking Points (296) -- Breaking News! Well... Not Really.

What kind of support does a 15 inch overhang on an island require?

Why science has nothing to say about religion and vice versa

White House: Statement by the Press Secretary on Blocking of Twitter in Turkey

KKK flyers in Virginia

Gun controllers attempt to suppress a Democratic fundraiser...

Right-Wing Extremists in Montana File for Legislative Races as Democrats

Right-Wing Extremists in Montana File for Legislative Races as Democrats

Three Texas teams in, three Texas teams survive!

This is rape culture

Any advice on health insurers?

Giants fan cleared in Dodger fan's fatal stabbing; DA accepts self-defense claim

We're In The Middle Of A War & Don't Realize It (Moment of Clarity Show)

World’s Richest Gain $26 Billion as Sanctions Hit Russia

3 kids found starving in home, 1 chained to wall

Search on for cache of 'worst Atari video game' (ET !) believed buried in landfill

Cops nab (Florida) cross-dresser accused of hurling concrete at motorist

I am a extremely happy camper ask me anything

Neocons’ Ukraine-Syria-Iran GambitNeocons’ Ukraine-Syria-Iran Gambit

Into The Wild

Breaking News: Fire reported in cargo hold on a Fedex plane about to land at Spokane Airport

Just a FYI, that activist judge that gave that scathing ruling knocking out the marriage ban in Mich

Stonehenge druids celebrate spring equinox

There are no longer any perfect brackets left in the Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge

Please tell me this is the name of a famous Air Force general

And now, another exciting episode of America's favorite reality show, "I Hate When That Happens"

Writing Group Ritual

The Rede of the Wicca

I vote. I've voted in every election since 1970. Midterms, presidential elections, doesn't matter.

It's official, I am in training for local karaoke...

Hot sauces from every state in America

Wealthy Minnesota Couple Scams More Than $165,000 From Welfare System

GOP Bill Would Force Divorcing Women To Get Permission Before Sex

Once again I must say, this is the best forum ever. Love you guys!

Skinner on the ACA

History tells us we should listen to Nancy....

Just had a most wonderful evening

Great Photo: Obama's WTF Moment With Bo

Vet (Scott Olsen) Wounded By Police At Occupy Protest Reaches $4.5 Million Settlement

Michigan Judge Delivers Devastating Blow to Junk Scientist Regnerus

Michigan Judge Delivers Devastating Blow to Junk Scientist Regnerus

The Compassionate Curmudgeon: The king of hate is dead; long live the hate

Pope Francis denounces 'evil, blood-stained' mafia

The Hightower Report: The spreading plague of anti-bacterial products

Kenya court allows Walter Barasa's ICC extradition

Greek Red Wine + Old Rasputin Imperial Russian Stout + Dogfish Head 120 + Brooklyn Brown Ale =

Thousands join rare Algeria rally

A couple of posts in GD have left me with a desperate need to vent...

Bug report: Another thread with 3 Recs by the same person

Lesbian Knocks On Church Door, What Happens Is Priceless [VIDEO]

Ex-deputy Galveston County constable awarded $550K in harassment case

Congressman (R) after voting to end program, takes photo op supporting Meals on Wheels

Westboro's 1st choice to replace Fred Phelps

PBS American Experience: John Lennon

Bill Maher NEW RULE: Win The Word Game, Win The Issue (UPDATED)

The Mysterious Eutectic Steel by Jonathan Cole - Czech

Surprise Link For The Day!!!!

University of North Texas faces state auditor’s investigation of budget woes

The Exhilarating Revolution of Dismantling Racism

Grandin man accused of setting fire to farmhouse to impress woman

Lawyers for 2 Ex-Christie Aides Call for Immunity

I thought I had heard it all. Then I was watching Lockup tonight and there was this

70 years after Nazi occupation, anti-Semitism still a problem in Hungary

Swiss group records 73 percent rise in anti-Semitic incidents, mostly online

'The Story of the Jews': From the beginning (This series begins Tuesday, March 25th!)

I had a customer tonight who was berating her 8 year old for buying a hotdog b-day card...

Boston – Town Rallies Against Anti-Semitism At Bedford High School

DU! Where the president is a piece of shit & the first lady is clueless...

Senior UN Official Meets With Crimea Leaders

OSCE Agrees on Ukraine Observer Mission

U.S. to allow some people to enroll in Obamacare after deadline

"A Case Of Rape"

A racoon is trying to come in through the doggie door and eat the cat food!!!

Google Refuses Turkey's Requests to Yank YouTube Videos

How Corrupt Politicians Like Chris Christie Partner with Wall Street to Rip Off American Retirements

Working Families Party Making Strides, Disrupting the Status Quo

12 Steps to Realizing the U.S.'s New Populist Movement

Malaysia plane search: China checks new 'debris' images

French ire as Apple bans book over nude cover

If César Chávez Were Alive Today, He Would Join the Resistance Against Walmart

The Afterlife of Activist Mario Savio, Free Speech Movement's Best-Known Leader

Kate Bush announces first live shows since 1979.

What's going on with raising the minimum wage

Protein that protects brains from Alzheimers identified

Well, congratulations, DU...

Dirty Kochs will dish out millions for polluting this Texas town

Glitch in Edit History?

The Brothers Koch quietly become largest tar-sands lease holders in Alberta

Non-overlapping magisteria is a sensible, but misapplied, idea.

Michelle Obama tells Chinese students internet freedom's a universal right

Of the fortune teller


New cover for Yoshi's wiggly giggly ball - Boris the Spider

Guns, Deaths And The Power Of Money In The US

Toward a Nuclear Weapon Free World: The Contribution of Parliaments

Ukranian military forces given 1 hour to vacate

Why Does the NSA Want to Keep Its Water Usage a Secret?

College Cheer Squad Dresses Like Cowboys & Indians

Bawdy electric-folky prog rocky tune

The Myth of Gay Affluence

Maps Reveal How Immigration Transformed Boston’s Neighborhoods

Wisconsin: Walker appointee who is finalist for a top UW System post lacks college degree

Hurray for Rachel Maddow (again)

The Navy’s Plan to Beam Down Energy From Orbiting Solar Panels

Report: 57% of Cigarettes Sold in New York Are Smuggled

Conservatives Fear Discrimination Against Whites

Fukushima’s Shameful Cleanup - NY Times Editorial Board

Weekend Toon roundup 1- Moneyboarding

Buried treasure: DIY caskets add to Beaver Dam (Wisconsin) firm's bottom line

Weekend Toon Roundup 3- The rest

Two resolutions: Home Insurance reform and Re-regulating the Electricity market

Weekend Toon Roundup 2- Phelps

It’s worse than Paul Ryan: The right has a new ugly, racial dog whistle

China satellite finds object near jet search area

Bill Moyers - March 21: Who's Buying our Midterm Elections?

"Destination fee?" Just stayed in a hotel and they slapped a $1.00/day

Poland calls for larger U.S. military presence in eastern Europe

Man charged with rape uses ‘good looks’ defense

Ukraine crisis gives new impetus to EU-U.S. trade talks, U.S. says

Why Is It That So Many Reporters Seem to Know So Little about Obamacare?

the NRA wants to choose our next surgeon general

Do Guns Belong in Church?

Do Guns Belong in Church?

Even ethical politicians have to lie to conduct foreign policy.

Tennessee attorney general: Bill banning union picketing is unconstitutional

William C. Erbey Has Built an Empire on Misery

Wisconsin: Republican's midnight shenanigans fuck over cancer patients

YAY! Michigan's first same sex marriage slated for 9:00 am in Muskegon

Fred Phelps gets a welcome

BP partner Anadarko emails seen showing role in doomed well

Congress confronts Medicare cuts to doctors' fees

This is the seasonal transition period I dislike the most...

CPD announces 1,000 illegal guns seized in 2014

Mandatory mail order begins for Tricare seniors

Border Patrol will Stop Shooting at Rock Throwers and Moving Vehicles

Police keep quiet about cell-tracking technology

Daniel Milzman, Georgetown student, charged with possessing ricin.

Man who fired at Longmont police officer with assault rifle pleads guilty to attempted murder

Are you in favor of spousal abuse?

String of actions strengthens the hand of truck drivers

Ukraine signs deal with European Union

Michigan's first gay marriage performed in Ingham County

Just tried my first e-cigarette

Europe's Sin: Caribbean States Call for Slavery Reparations

The one thing I do not miss about with my partying days back in the 90s....

Turkey Blocks Google’s DNS After Move Against Twitter: Hurriyet

Overall butt thoughts:

People With Disabilities Impetus For New Teaching Hotel

Ukrainian military bases targeted in Crimea

Obamacare Momentum Spreads as Even a Georgia Republican Argues For Medicaid Expansion

Will Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam dry the Nile in Egypt? (BBC)

Army general reprimanded, docked $20,000, avoids jail in sex case

Credit Suisse in $885 million settlement

This guy reminds me of Baghdad Bob for some reason.

New York City inmate, a retired Marine, 'baked to death' in cell

New 'Southern Strategy'? Waves of Liberal Protest Ripple Across South

Lawmaker Wants Pregnancy Tests in Bars

More Satellite Images May Show Debris From Missing Jet


Oh My, International Laws Violated

Gillibrand: Army general's case shows need for reform

Horsey does "Presidential States Of Mind"

"Right now, the library is the last place you can seek information without being spied on," ;-)

Registering for Democracy in Yemen


"Right now, the library is the last place you can seek information without being spied on," ;-)

Wow, I just saw something on TV ...

A Better Fleet: Scrap LCS, Double Virginia Sub Buy & Move Design Back To Navy

Mom arrested while trying to console special needs son in school

Baby Moose - caught in gate

Westboro Baptist Church Protest Met With 'Sorry For Your Loss' Sign


2014 Is About You!

New Spying Software Lets Jealous Lovers Track Your Every Move, Text, Call

Georgetown Student Allegedly Made Deadly Ricin Chemical In His Dorm Room

How Obama Crippled a Russian Bank with a Stroke of a Pen

How Kaplan, Strayer and Phoenix are taking us all to the cleaners.

Ukraine Coup Lawful, But Crimea Referendum Unlawful?

Which nerdy sidekick are you?

Handling Ukraine crisis is vintage Obama

President Obama: Women Still Face Outdated Policies at Work

Women's History Month: Airman shares her unique, notable Air Force experience

HEADS UP "Systems Admins!"-- How the NSA Targets Those of You with 'Keys to Digital Kingdoms'

Mikey Weinstein enraged by evangelical atheists

Justice was Served - I was excused from Jury Duty for Cause.

Bill Moyers- Who’s Buying our Midterm Elections?

LIRR workers accused of stealing and selling copper

EU-Ukraine trade pact paves way for brutal austerity

Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

Constitutional conflict escalates between US Senate and CIA

You know it's going to be a good day when..

Is foreign policy going to be a factor in the 2014 elections?

Obama Derangement Syndrome In Full Bloom

Alaska Republican Wants State-Funded Pregnancy Tests In Bars So Women Will 'Act Responsibly'

Michael Vick headed to Jets; Mark Sanchez released

"Animal Instinct" A group of cat-loving vigilantes tracked down a sadistic killer.(WARNING-Graphic)

Errol Morris's The Unknown Known

Catholic Nuns Back Obamacare Contraception Access

Genetic mugshot recreates faces from nothing but DNA

The line this morning in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Mayor de Blasio Makes The Case For DREAM Act During Somos Conference In Albany

Fossil Fuel Giants Guzzling World's Water as Poor Go Thirsty: UN

GOTV Enemy #1: "The Democrats must earn votes."

Transportation commissioner on how to make the case for infrastructure

My phone bill

In theory, there can be no conflict between Senate and CIA as equal entities

Point Pleasant Beach motel fire under investigation

The Independent UK-Occupy Wall St leader calls for Google's Eric Schmidt to be made "CEO of America"

Shots fired at Ukrainian base in Crimea

Unwilling to Allow His Wife a Divorce, He Marries Another

hey gardeners, check out this kickstarter

GOTV 2014: President Obama helped save the economy in 2009

This sabotage story is the stuff of research nightmares.

138% disapprove of President Obama's handling of the Ukraine crisis...

Gregory Crawford's Weekly Rant! -- Gnawing Doubt -- Friday News Dump

Deborah Harkness All Souls series begins with

Residents' fight with Tonawanda Coke is far from over

Kevin Bacon on Jimmy Fallon last night

Morning walk!



The moral thing to do regarding Fred Phelps *Content advisory: there is some cursing*

Brazos County suspends roadside herbicide program as complaints mount

Radical UN Report Promotes Democratic Control of Food and an End to Corporate Domination

LIVE RADIO NOW: Are you ready for President Rand Paul?

The universe is not limited by how humans can think

Bill Forces People Going Through Divorce To Get A Judge’s Permission Before Having Sex

Venice votes to split from Italy as 89% of the city's residents opt to form a new independent state

TV report: Abbas said ‘no’ to Obama on 3 core peace issues

Can somone explain to me

The War Activists

Hezbollah, Israel’s nasty new neighbor in the Golan

Comment period extended for state's high-speed rail plans

Do you support or oppose Obama's nominee for surgeon general?

French university shuts down pro-Israel event amid disruption

Health Department: 15 private wells test positive for contamination

Journalist detained; others harassed by military

"Currently we are hit by over a million probes a day from china taiwan and amsterdam"

Regarding those Congressional Medals of Honor given out last week.....

I just saw two Canada geese . . . in a tree.

NRA's gun-free zone myth: Local restrictions on firearms don't attract mass killers

Trouble in Paradise? Rick Scott's Billionaire Finance Co-Chairman Quits Campaign

Clinton-McCain friendship blossoms again

Area counties to request grant extensions to maintain new voting machines

Lawsuit filed on behalf of 61 Tyre residents

Ethiopia Proposes to Make Gay Sex a Non-Pardonable Offence

Question: Do you think Russia is entitled to Ukrainian Military Assets?

Deputies: (TN) Dad accused of teeing off on cars outside jail

Ukraine police find 42 kg of gold in home of ex-energy minister

Find something to be happy about today (Saturday March 22 2014)

I never make pizza without thinking of my mother

Cleanup Concerns

Gay Marriage Comes to Michigan

Since the current republican strategy is such a mess, we better prepare ourselves for a storm...

*****Barack Obama Group*****In Beijing Talk, Michelle Obama Extols Free Speech

Michelle Obama says internet access should be 'universal right'

Helpful Lion is Helping...

Dying Churches, Revived in a Flash

While all y'all been argumenting over the daily outrage...

There are three religions: Liberal, Moderate and Conservative Religion.

10 U.S. Code § 311 - Militia: composition and classes

They Dared Me...

POLL: What's your view on adverbs?

Questions and Answers: Russia, Ukraine, and International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law

I am so sad for the families who lost people on MA370, but

Honest Man. Perhaps the last honest Republican ever. Must watch!

Westboro Baptist Church protests Lorde concert and are met with class.

This is what working with the GOP is like....

We have plenty of Rush museums too. i believe they're called rehabs....

Pope Francis Appoints Eight to Sex-Abuse Commission/WSJ

Hudson Valley Mall in town of Ulster may require youths under 17 to be accompanied by adults on...

This is amazing...

Gov. Scott Walker got rich advance for book, but poor sales (more then $340,000)

This Republican Bill Would Require People To Get Court Approval To Date Or Have Sex

This Republican Bill Would Require People To Get Court Approval To Date Or Have Sex

Hypnosis, feedback sought

If you wanna enjoy a bit of Chicago street art -

The NRA has opposed Obama's nominee for surgeon general, do you support or oppose that nominee?


Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly Wants Pregnancy Tests In Bars

Outdated State Regulations Being Wiped Off The Books

Erik Rush knows what happened to the Malaysian airliner...

Magic for Dogs

I want a couple of these...

Moocher Ted Nugent Accepts Money To Do Nothing

Despicable SCALIA says cash is free speech when the KOCHes have it, not for everybody

Hillary Clinton coming to Tulsa to help announce new education campaign

Because we've heard it all before ...

New strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero

Doubt cast on evidence for wet Moon (BBC)

Generational snobbery

She couldn't stop crying and hugging everyone in sight . . .

Alan Turing Institute to be set up to research big data (BBC)

EU Agrees Banking Union - Bail-Ins Cometh

Where Are The Jobs, Mr. Speaker?

90.1 °F now in Lake Wales FL

Tribal government officials waiting to see if Cornwall Island protest occurs

More student loans won't be repaid, {UK} government believes (BBC)

Muslims who sued NYPD over spying at New Jersey mosques file appeal, turn to Mayor de Blasio

What are the gun nuts waiting for?

Religious rights and human rights: The meaning of freedom

Senate bombshell: Cory Gardner says "I can't support personhood now"

Crimea: Is this question too obvious?

Toast, please...

Please Be Kind: Assembly passes MTA friendliness bill on buses and trains

Mutation versus Recipes already in the cookbook

you can stream live two hours of campy mid-century vocalists right now

Poll: What Does the United States Need?

Skinner on Vladimer Putin

If babies had guns, they wouldn't be aborted.

The Ukraine seems to have the least effective military on the planet

In my living room

Serious mudside problems in Snohomish County, Washington State -house carried away

Giraffe kisses dying zoo worker goodbye

Misogyny, racism and homophobia: where do video games stand?

Rush Limbaugh Doubles Down On Misogyny: "We Have Museums For Women - Malls."

Anyone playing Titanfall?

Best and Worst Presidents

The Republican Party Isn't Racist...

Letter to Senators: Debo Adegbile and Principled Legal Advocacy

Because it's that kind of day for me.

'When A Fire Starts To Burn'

Appellate court reverses course, issues stay on same-sex marriages until Wednesday

Closing out submissions for March. Will have prelims up shortly.

Quincy M. E.

Wine in a can...

I Was Putin's Pawn

Greasy Heart

Sign the petition to Senate Democrats, Don't cave to NRA re: Dr. Murthy for Surgeon General

Promo shot from the new X-Men movie...

Russian President or Bond villain?

Do you agree with this statement?

Adios to One of the Top Ten Haters on the Planet ...

Why did Rhode Island House Speaker Gordon Fox just resign?

It's Been Exactly 29 Years Since Earth Had a Colder-Than-Average Month

What's for dinner this Saturday night, March 22?

Matt Drudge has once again tried to humiliate the POTUs..

Brian (Mr. NBC) rappin ...

Soulless Secretary of State targets those Voting While Black

Sheldon Adelson plans VIP dinner for Jeb Bush at GOP gathering in Vegas

I'm on my new PC and at the start of the learning curve

Brennan seeks 'way forward' in CIA-Senate fight

5 minutes is not enough ...

How to teach a dog to read using an iPad

Today was one shitty day.

Report: Daytona city commissioner banned from strip club after demanding sex

Tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets today

A Catholic nun, in full habit, sang Alicia Keys on Italy’s version of ‘The Voice’

25 Signs Made Funnier By People.

A Georgia man says he couldn’t possibly have raped a woman at a CVS store. He’s just so good looking

Here's the problem with the ACA. It's simple.

YouTube Enlists ‘Trusted Flaggers’ to Police Videos

Obama wrong to isolate Venezuela

Standing up to AIPAC means supporting Israeli dissidents

Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing the right thing.

CA GOP candidate for governor is a registered sex offender, committed manslaughter

America’s police have become too militarised

The search function must not be working

Today's Chart to send the wing nuts

Can't recommend this highly enough!


Rick Santorum spotlights new movie, film career

Barge full of crude oil sinks into end of Texas City Dike

Guardian: The climate change deniers have won

Qualities of a bad giant monster movie.

As Abbas returns from US, critics say talks doomed to fail

The Loyal Opposition

Americans hate Rand Paul’s libertarianism. They just don’t know it yet.

Michelle Alexander: White Men Get Rich from Legal Pot, Black Men Stay in Prison

1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting outside Phoenix bar

Manufacturing Contempt for Venezuela

The first seed in my starter pots has sprouted! Yayyy! A baby cuke - so cute!

The Republican Advantage 2014

X-Post: The first seed has sprouted in my starter pots, yaaayyy!!!! Baby cuke's are so - cute.

I killed my iPhone 4s

US: Disappointed by lack of an apology from Ya'alon

The Germans Have Figured Out How to 3-D Print Cars

Abbas: We will not agree to anything short of a fully autonomous Palestinian state

Do you drive a car in the greater Los Angeles Metropolitan area?

2014 World Photography Organization winners

***March Photo Contest Thread 1***

***March Photo Contest Thread 2***

***March Photo Contest Thread 3***

What's Your Medieval Profession?

March Contest Prelims are up in GD.

Harrisburg, PA- that was a terrific parade you put on today!

It is easy for society to hate Fred Phelps

Ahh, I need me some Talking Heads ....

Wanna see that perfect bracket?